What Does It Take?

What does it take for the Minister for Immigration and Border Protection to admit that the current treatment of refugees and asylum seekers on Manus Island is morally bankrupt?

Clearly, video evidence showing the said refugees and asylum seekers being the targets of death threats from Manus Island locals isn’t enough. And, as history has shown, the death of immigration detainees on Manus Island won’t be enough either.

So what does, Minister?

‘I will kill you’: video contradicts Peter Dutton’s claim refugees were lying

Australia’s immigration minister has accused refugees on Manus Island of lying about being threatened by locals, despite video of at least one incident. Asylum seekers and refugees have claimed they have been subjected to multiple threats from local Papua New Guineans since being removed from the Australian-run detention centre and placed in accommodation in Lorengau.

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Article by Andrew Doohan

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